Gary M. Jones, 83
Menahga – Gary Marlo Jones of Menahga, formerly of Elmore, passed away peacefully on Aug. 25, 2021 in Park Rapids. A service for immediate family will be held at a later date.
Gary was born in Truman on Oct. 26, 1937 to Alfred and Bertha (Imm) Jones. He graduated from Elmore Public School in 1955. After graduation, he attended St. Olaf College in Northfield where he met his wife, Glennyce Ann Harmon. Gary and Glenny were married on Dec. 29, 1957. They were blessed with three children – Paul, Sue, and Steve.
Gary lived in Elmore most of his life. He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of the Elmore Fire Department for 33 years, nine years as fire chief.
Gary enjoyed going deer hunting in Wyoming with family and friends and fishing on Lake Winnie.
Gary is survived by his children, Paul (Renuka) Jones, of Menahga, Sue LaMont, of Rochester, and Steve Jones (Lisa Dewey), of Park Rapids; grandchildren, Jessica, Jennifer, and Joshua Jones and Lindsay LaMont; five great-grandchildren; and his dog Muffy.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Glenny in 2017; and son-in-law, Larry LaMont.
Memorials may be sent to Steve Jones, 12731 Far Portage Drive, Park Rapids, MN 56470.